Bolivia Refugee Statistics 1972-2022

Refugees are people who are recognized as refugees under the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or its 1967 Protocol, the 1969 Organization of African Unity Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa, people recognized as refugees in accordance with the UNHCR statute, people granted refugee-like humanitarian status, and people provided temporary protection. Asylum seekers--people who have applied for asylum or refugee status and who have not yet received a decision or who are registered as asylum seekers--are excluded. Palestinian refugees are people (and their descendants) whose residence was Palestine between June 1946 and May 1948 and who lost their homes and means of livelihood as a result of the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict. Country of asylum is the country where an asylum claim was filed and granted.
  • Bolivia refugee statistics for 2020 was 1,156.00, a 33.95% increase from 2019.
  • Bolivia refugee statistics for 2019 was 863.00, a 7.61% increase from 2018.
  • Bolivia refugee statistics for 2018 was 802.00, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Bolivia refugee statistics for 2017 was 802.00, a 3.35% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Refugees Granted Asylum
West Bank and Gaza 2,348,243.00
Pakistan 1,438,955.00
Sudan 1,040,308.00
Bangladesh 866,534.00
Kenya 452,941.00
Cameroon 436,406.00
Egypt 272,856.00
India 195,403.00
Mauritania 93,638.00
Nigeria 66,081.00
Zambia 66,075.00
Congo, Rep. 27,107.00
Angola 25,806.00
Djibouti 21,208.00
Ghana 12,411.00
Papua New Guinea 10,801.00
Indonesia 10,134.00
Morocco 8,161.00
Tunisia 2,620.00
Ukraine 2,274.00
Georgia 1,800.00
Bolivia 1,156.00
Sri Lanka 1,013.00
Eswatini 970.00
Philippines 744.00
Moldova 435.00
Kyrgyz Republic 334.00
Nicaragua 326.00
Lesotho 281.00
Honduras 85.00
El Salvador 63.00
Uzbekistan 18.00
Mongolia 10.00
Vietnam 5.00
Bolivia Refugee Statistics - Historical Data
Year Refugees Granted Asylum Annual % Change
2020 1,156.00 33.95%
2019 863.00 7.61%
2018 802.00 0.00%
2017 802.00 3.35%
2016 776.00 1.84%
2015 762.00 1.46%
2014 751.00 2.32%
2013 734.00 2.37%
2012 717.00 2.28%
2011 701.00 3.09%
2010 680.00 2.41%
2009 664.00 2.31%
2008 649.00 4.85%
2007 619.00 10.14%
2006 562.00 5.64%
2005 532.00 1.53%
2004 524.00 -0.19%
2003 525.00 49.15%
2002 352.00 1.15%
2001 348.00 -1.14%
2000 352.00 0.86%
1999 349.00 1.16%
1998 345.00 4.23%
1997 331.00 -52.51%
1996 697.00 2.50%
1995 680.00 -7.36%
1994 734.00 9.72%
1993 669.00 36.25%
1992 491.00 43.99%
1991 341.00 70.50%
1990 200.00 -25.93%
1989 270.00 22.73%
1988 220.00 29.41%
1987 170.00 41.67%
1986 120.00 -29.41%
1985 170.00 -66.00%
1981 500.00 0.00%
1980 500.00 0.00%
1979 500.00 0.00%
1978 500.00 -28.57%
1974 700.00 0.00%
1973 700.00 0.00%
1972 700.00 0.00%